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PODCAST: Families Forced to Take Legal Action Against Public Trustees

Lucy McPherson General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

The ‘lure of a free Will’ and blind trust in Government trustee bodies has left many of our clients forced…

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Attwood Marshall Lawyers Appoint Family Law Special Counsel Michael Twohill to Expand Services at Kingscliff

Jeff Garrett Family Law, General Legal

Attwood Marshall Lawyers are proud to announce the appointment of a new and highly experienced Family Law Special Counsel to…

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For Real Estate Agents: Handy tips and real cases to safeguard your commission

Raphaelle Worrall General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

To safeguard your entitlement to commission on a property sale, ensure you follow these handy tips, writes Property Paralegal and…

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When Real Estate Agents fail to get their commission: real cases – Property & Commercial Law

Raphaelle Worrall Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

A few oversights during the transaction of a property can see a real estate agent lose their commission, writes QLD…

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PODCAST: Common legal dilemmas over Xmas and how to get urgent legal help

Jeff Garrett Criminal and Traffic Law, Family Law, General Legal, Podcasts, Wills & Estates

For most people, Christmas time is a time to relax and catch up with family and friends… for lawyers, it…

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LAW ALERT: Critical reforms affecting discretionary trust deeds

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal

If you are a financial planner or accountant advising the trustee of a discretionary trust, and that trustee plans to…

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What happens to a jointly held life insurance policy after separation?

Lucy McPherson Estate Litigation, General Legal, Wills & Estates

When a couple go through a separation there are a myriad of legal aspects to consider. Separation can be a…

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Accountants and Financial Planners Beware – Estate Planning Advice Could See You Being Sued or Prosecuted

Angela Harry Estate Litigation, Property Law, Wills & Estates

There seems to have been a dramatic increase in accountants and financial planners offering ‘estate planning’ advice to their clients. …

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BANKS UPDATE: Money laundering, child exploitation, and phone hacking – is your money safe?

Charles Lethbridge Bank, Finance and Super Disputes, Business & Commercial

Charging dead people, fees for no service – now money laundering and child exploitation are the latest revelations to emerge…

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PODCAST: Jim Morrison’s contested estate and the perils of ‘simple’ Wills – Estate Litigation Gold Coast

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Estate Litigation Senior Associate Melissa Tucker discusses the perils of a simple Will using the example of Jim Morrison’s contested…

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Gold Coast First Home Buyers are the big winners of the new Federal Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Buying your first home on the Gold Coast?  Gold Coast First Home Buyers are the big winners of the new…

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New laws to change how homeowners make a claim for building defects in NSW

Charles Lethbridge Building, Developer and Construction Disputes, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Commercial litigation solicitor Charles Lethbridge explains how sweeping law reforms could strengthen protections for homeowners making a claim for building…

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Parenting Plans in a Nutshell

Hayley Condon Family Law

In an amicable relationship breakup, and particularly where parties, who are able to communicate well with each other, feel they…

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How to finalise property settlement once and for all

Jeff Garrett Family Law

We occasionally hear people say they have done a “property settlement” with their spouse by way of a verbal agreement…

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Property Settlement and the Four Step Process

Donna Tolley Family Law

As a party to a marriage or a de facto relationship, you have the right to a property settlement on…

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Is a Duplex Exempt from Strata Rules?

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Property Law

[ssboost]For many retirees the purchase of a duplex (or 2 lot strata scheme) is a perfect compromise between a unit…

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Important Changes to NSW Swimming Pool Laws

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

By Emma Heuston Selling or Leasing a Property in NSW? Don’t Be Left High and Dry By Recent Changes! The…

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Preparing Contracts? Don’t Do This!

Barry van Heerden Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

By Barry van Heerden With the real estate market gaining momentum, it is important that real estate agents pay attention…

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Steve Job’s Shed, an Historic Site? Really?

Barry van Heerden Property Law

By Barry van Heerden The Silicone Valley home of Steve Jobs has been listed as an historic site by the…

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Thinking of transferring your property to a family member?

Angela Harry Property Law

By Angela Harry What you need to consider and why independent legal advice is important! It is quite common for…

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When Cooling Off Can Turn Really Hot

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Property Law

By Barry van Heerden Contracts for the sale of residential properties in Queensland and New South Wales are subject to…

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Leasing Property With a Swimming Pool

Jeff Garrett Property Law

By Christine Martin We have discussed in an earlier blog the effect of the Swimming Pool Safety Laws on the…

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Who Carries the Risk?

Jeff Garrett Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

By Christine Martin With the upcoming Summer season (and the further possibility of natural disasters) it is worthwhile to again…

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The Importance of the Pool Safety Inspection Date

Claire McLachlan Property Law

Still forgetting to fill out the Pool Safety Inspection Date? That means the contract is conditional right up until settlement!*…

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Is There Really a Car Park? Double Check Before Advising Potential Buyers. . .

Claire McLachlan Property Law

When it comes to buying a unit, one of the first things a potential buyer will want to know is…

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Going, Going, Gone. At Auction, It’s A Case of Buyer Beware.

Barry van Heerden Property Law

By Barry van Heerden We all know an auction can be an exciting yet stressful time, but what happens when…

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Property Contract to Comply with New Council Law

Attwood Marshall Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Earlier this month, the Gold Coast City Council has considered a Local Law to specifically impose an obligation on private…

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Estate Litigation, Estate Planning & Family Law Covered at Robina Town Centre Office

Donna Tolley Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

New RTC office opens Thursday nights and Saturday mornings in new level of legal services Senior Associate and Estate Litigator…

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Convicted Murderer Gerard Baden – Clay to Forfeit Rights to Wife`s Estate

April Kennedy Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

What happens to the law of inheritance when a husband murders his wife? Senior Wills & Estates paralegal, April Kennedy,…

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Euthanasia Debate Opens Up Legal Can Of Worms

Angela Harry Wills & Estates

Victoria seems to be the next State to tackle the vexed issue of euthanasia following a change of mind by…

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14 Common Situations that may indicate a Family Inheritance Dispute

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

What you are about to read are some common situations that may indicate that an inheritance dispute is looming in…

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How to avoid someone Contesting your Will

Lucy McPherson Wills & Estates

Estate Litigation lawyer Lucy McPherson discusses some of the issues on how to avoid someone contesting your Will and some…

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Aussie TV newsreader’s Ian “Roscoe” Ross – son in bitter fight over dad’s $1 million estate

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates

It is very common for past grievances to resurface during the difficult days following the death of a beloved parent….

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Elder Abuse on the Rise – How To Get Help!

Angela Harry Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Research confirms that as many as 50,000 elderly people in New South Wales alone may have experienced some form of…

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How to obtain a copy of a Will when someone dies..

Jeff Garrett Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

When someone dies there are usually family members, friends and other interested parties who may want to see a copy…

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Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) & Death Benefit Nominations

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Whilst most people are aware of the term ‘Death Benefit Nomination’ when talking about their superannuation, many however, are unaware…

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Did you know that your Enduring Power of Attorney in New South Wales no longer applies to Health and Lifestyle Issues?

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Many New South Wales residents are unaware that the New South government changed the laws in relation to Enduring Powers…

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Who is entitled to view a copy of the will when someone dies?

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

When someone passes away, it is quite common for family members and/or other interested parties to ask about obtaining a…

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Save thousands through wise estate planning

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates

Where there’s a will, there’s the tax man. But you can fight off his excesses and save your family thousands…

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Estate Litigation, Estate Planning & Family Law Covered at Robina Town Centre Office

Donna Tolley Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

New RTC office opens Thursday nights and Saturday mornings in new level of legal services Senior Associate and Estate Litigator…

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Convicted Murderer Gerard Baden – Clay to Forfeit Rights to Wife`s Estate

April Kennedy Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

What happens to the law of inheritance when a husband murders his wife? Senior Wills & Estates paralegal, April Kennedy,…

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Euthanasia Debate Opens Up Legal Can Of Worms

Angela Harry Wills & Estates

Victoria seems to be the next State to tackle the vexed issue of euthanasia following a change of mind by…

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14 Common Situations that may indicate a Family Inheritance Dispute

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

What you are about to read are some common situations that may indicate that an inheritance dispute is looming in…

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How to avoid someone Contesting your Will

Lucy McPherson Wills & Estates

Estate Litigation lawyer Lucy McPherson discusses some of the issues on how to avoid someone contesting your Will and some…

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Aussie TV newsreader’s Ian “Roscoe” Ross – son in bitter fight over dad’s $1 million estate

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates

It is very common for past grievances to resurface during the difficult days following the death of a beloved parent….

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Elder Abuse on the Rise – How To Get Help!

Angela Harry Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Research confirms that as many as 50,000 elderly people in New South Wales alone may have experienced some form of…

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How to obtain a copy of a Will when someone dies..

Jeff Garrett Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

When someone dies there are usually family members, friends and other interested parties who may want to see a copy…

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Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) & Death Benefit Nominations

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Whilst most people are aware of the term ‘Death Benefit Nomination’ when talking about their superannuation, many however, are unaware…

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Did you know that your Enduring Power of Attorney in New South Wales no longer applies to Health and Lifestyle Issues?

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Many New South Wales residents are unaware that the New South government changed the laws in relation to Enduring Powers…

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Who is entitled to view a copy of the will when someone dies?

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

When someone passes away, it is quite common for family members and/or other interested parties to ask about obtaining a…

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Save thousands through wise estate planning

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates

Where there’s a will, there’s the tax man. But you can fight off his excesses and save your family thousands…

READ MORE

Estate Litigation, Estate Planning & Family Law Covered at Robina Town Centre Office

Donna Tolley Family Law, General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

New RTC office opens Thursday nights and Saturday mornings in new level of legal services Senior Associate and Estate Litigator…

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Convicted Murderer Gerard Baden – Clay to Forfeit Rights to Wife`s Estate

April Kennedy Estate Litigation, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

What happens to the law of inheritance when a husband murders his wife? Senior Wills & Estates paralegal, April Kennedy,…

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Euthanasia Debate Opens Up Legal Can Of Worms

Angela Harry Wills & Estates

Victoria seems to be the next State to tackle the vexed issue of euthanasia following a change of mind by…

READ MORE

14 Common Situations that may indicate a Family Inheritance Dispute

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

What you are about to read are some common situations that may indicate that an inheritance dispute is looming in…

READ MORE

How to avoid someone Contesting your Will

Lucy McPherson Wills & Estates

Estate Litigation lawyer Lucy McPherson discusses some of the issues on how to avoid someone contesting your Will and some…

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Aussie TV newsreader’s Ian “Roscoe” Ross – son in bitter fight over dad’s $1 million estate

Melissa Tucker Wills & Estates

It is very common for past grievances to resurface during the difficult days following the death of a beloved parent….

READ MORE

Elder Abuse on the Rise – How To Get Help!

Angela Harry Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Research confirms that as many as 50,000 elderly people in New South Wales alone may have experienced some form of…

READ MORE

How to obtain a copy of a Will when someone dies..

Jeff Garrett Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

When someone dies there are usually family members, friends and other interested parties who may want to see a copy…

READ MORE

Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) & Death Benefit Nominations

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Whilst most people are aware of the term ‘Death Benefit Nomination’ when talking about their superannuation, many however, are unaware…

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Did you know that your Enduring Power of Attorney in New South Wales no longer applies to Health and Lifestyle Issues?

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Many New South Wales residents are unaware that the New South government changed the laws in relation to Enduring Powers…

READ MORE

Who is entitled to view a copy of the will when someone dies?

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

When someone passes away, it is quite common for family members and/or other interested parties to ask about obtaining a…

READ MORE

Save thousands through wise estate planning

Donna Tolley Wills & Estates

Where there’s a will, there’s the tax man. But you can fight off his excesses and save your family thousands…

READ MORE

Personal Guarantees (Part 3) – When can they be set aside?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Unfair and Unjust and the Contracts Review Act 1980 (NSW) Generally speaking, in deciding whether to set aside a Personal…

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Personal Guarantees (Part 2) – When can they be set aside?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Part 2 – Common Law – Misrepresentation and Unconscionable Conduct and Undue Influence:- At common law, there are a number…

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Personal Guarantees (Part 1) – When can they be set aside?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Part 1  –  Emotional Dependence The principle of ‘Emotional Dependence’ was established in the following cases:- a)     Commercial Bank of…

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The Hidden risks of Personal Guarantees

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Everyone knows signing a personal guarantee comes with a significant risk, but did you know that many guarantees these days…

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Is there still any need for a Shareholders Agreement?

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

There is an old saying that goes more or less like this:- “When poverty walks through the front door, love…

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Fears scheme for workers is being exploited by bosses

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

The increase of company collapses while owing their workers redundancy payments has resulted in the cost of the federal government…

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Misleading carbon price claims

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Polaris Solar Pty Ltd and ACT Renewable Energy Pty Ltd are two of the first businesses in Australia who feel…

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Telecommunications Class Action Update (3/7/12)

Charles Lethbridge Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

From August 2008, we have been engaged as representatives in disputes against Technology Leasing Limited involving bundled telecommunication deals with…

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Please be wary before signing any contract!

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Are you about to purchase a house, car or maybe enter into a rental agreement? Maybe sign a pre-nup? Or…

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Gold Coast Boiler Room Scam – A Warning to All!

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

The recent Gold Coast cold call investment fraud should serve as a warning that fraudulent operations are well organized using…

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Business Advertising – Be careful when making a comparison to prices.

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Consumers will always want the best price they can get and when advertising, many businesses compare their prices with their…

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Beware when advertising – even Apple can get it wrong!

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Advertising is undoubtedly one of the best marketing strategies for any business. Once you have a great product and a…

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Property Contract to Comply with New Council Law

Attwood Marshall Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Earlier this month, the Gold Coast City Council has considered a Local Law to specifically impose an obligation on private…

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No Such Thing as a FREE TV

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial

Foxtel have recently come under fire from the ACCC for television and website advertisements during the period of 12 February…

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Can you exclude your liability?

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

We are all aware of exclusion clauses that appear on invoices, tickets, agreements and noticeboards.  The purpose of these exclusion…

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Outrage at use of Black Caviar name for Racehorse in South Africa – By Jeff Garrett – Partner

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial, General Legal

The unwitting owners of the horse in South Africa that has been named “Black Caviar” have bowed to overwhelming public…

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Management of a Duplex Home – By Barry van Heerden – Partner

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

It appears there are still quite a few owners of duplexes in Queensland who are unaware of the fact that…

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“Granny Flats” can cause family heartache – by Jeff Garrett – Legal Practice Director

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial, Property Law, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Listen to our interview with Practice Director, Jeff Garrett Listen to our most recent interview with Estate Planning expert, Angela…

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Conveyancing: Don`t be Rushed

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

We are all very much aware of the current state of the economy and the fact that it is harder…

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Have you checked the ASIC register to see if your details are correct?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission “ASIC” have now taken over the business registrations and the recording of business details….

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Personal Guarantees (Part 3) – When can they be set aside?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, General Legal

Unfair and Unjust and the Contracts Review Act 1980 (NSW) Generally speaking, in deciding whether to set aside a Personal…

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Personal Guarantees (Part 2) – When can they be set aside?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Part 2 – Common Law – Misrepresentation and Unconscionable Conduct and Undue Influence:- At common law, there are a number…

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Money ‘Gurus’ Paul Clitheroe & David Koch on Sunrise

Attwood Marshall Business & Commercial, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

MoneySmart Week runs from 2 to 8 September right across the country. It’s an initiative of the Australian Government Financial…

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Personal Guarantees (Part 1) – When can they be set aside?

Charles Lethbridge Business & Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation

Part 1  –  Emotional Dependence The principle of ‘Emotional Dependence’ was established in the following cases:- a)     Commercial Bank of…

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Conveyancing: Don`t be Rushed

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

We are all very much aware of the current state of the economy and the fact that it is harder…

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Rate Cut of .25% by Reserve Bank – Welcomed by Gold Coast & Tweed Property Markets & Economy

Jeff Garrett Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

The decision of the Reserve Bank to reduce interest rates by .25% is great news for the local Gold Coast…

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Imminent changes to QLD First Home Owner Grant

Jeff Garrett Residential Conveyancing

The Queensland Government has revealed that it will scrap the current First Home Owner Grant in the amount of $7,000…

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Selling your owner built home in NSW

Jeff Garrett Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

If you have Owner Built your home or completed a Substantial Renovation and sub-contracted out the work to Licensed Tradesmen…

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Never too young or too old! – NSW First Home and New Home Grant – by Jacinta Bennett

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Everyone in some stage of their life would like to own a property or two and the most important thing…

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Good News for New Home Buyers – By Barry van Heerden – Partner

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

From 1 July 2012 the Transfer Duty Home Concession that was available for the purchase of homes prior 1 August…

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When can the Landlord require the Tenant to pay for water in rental premises (NSW Residential Tenancy)

Andrea McGarry General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Who pays water rates, tenant or landlord? It is interesting to note that many landlords require their tenants to pay…

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Is your commission safe, or are you missing something? By Claire McLachlan – Property Law Paralegal

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

We are happy to report the first few months of 2012 have seen the property market pick up, especially in…

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$10k Building Boost Grant has been extended to the 30th April 2012!

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Are you currently looking to purchase vacant land or a new home in Queensland? If you are, then you may…

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NSW Retail Leasing: Bonds lodgement and Lease disputes – By Tia Haynes – Commercial Property Lawyer

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

The current financial climate has had far-reaching affects on the business market, with many businesses now facing financial difficulty.  Disputes…

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First Home Buyers have last chance for Concession before Christmas!

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

SW first homebuyers are to face tighter Stamp Duty Concessions in an effort by the Government to stimulate new building…

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Do you own Strata Title premises in NSW & want to swap your car space with another owner

Jeff Garrett Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

This question is best answered using a practical example All of the lots in a strata scheme have a separate…

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VIDEO: Solicitor Georgia Taylor discusses successful civil defence against a horse seller – Thoroughbred Racing Law

Georgia Taylor Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation, Equine Influenza Class Action, General Legal, Horse Racing Law

Attwood Marshall Lawyers has an experienced Thoroughbred Racing Law department led by solicitors passionate about horses. Commercial Litigation solicitor Georgia Taylor – an experienced…

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First Home Buyers’ Guide: Which is best, QLD or NSW? – Stamp Duty, Grants, Concessions and Exemptions – Property & Commercial Law

Jess Kimpton General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Living near the QLD-NSW border and wondering which state has the best perks for First Home Buyers? Our guide for First Home Buyers Grants, Stamp Duty and exemptions, as applicable...

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Types of life insurance and how to make a claim for life insurance – Compensation Law

Amy Lewis Compensation Law, General Legal

We usually avoid discussing worst case scenarios or “what ifs”, but when it comes to ensuring your family’s financial security,…

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Photo Gallery: Attwood Marshall Lawyers Caulfield Cup Raceday, October 19, 2019

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Horse Racing Law

The Attwood Marshall Lawyers Caulfield Cup Raceday at the Gold Coast Turf Club on October 19, 2019, was a great…

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Borrowing by Self-Managed Super Funds – Property & Commercial Law – Expert blog Part 2

Barry van Heerden Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law

Attwood Marshall Lawyers Property & Commercial Partner Barry van Heerden discusses the types of borrowing by Self-Managed Super Funds and…

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WorkCover death benefits and Common Law negligence claims – the legal options for bereaved families

Jeremy Roche General Legal

When a workplace fatality occurs it is tragic and often WorkCover death benefits and Common Law Negligence Claims for the…

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Special podcast: Australia’s contentious laws on assisted dying – how to plan your end-of-life care

Jeff Garrett General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Euthanasia laws in Queensland and NSW are a sensitive topic, Legal Practice Director Jeffrey Garrett recently spoke to community radio…

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Eight killed in one month: tragic toll calls for motorbike vigilance

Jeremy Roche Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

The newly released data showing a spike in fatalities on Queensland roads is a tragic reminder for increased vigilance around…

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Off the Plan Property – What You Need to Check Before You Buy

Andrea McGarry Business & Commercial, General Legal, Property Law, Residential Conveyancing

Are you thinking of purchasing a property off the plan? Property & Commercial Lawyer, Andrea McGarry, explains how to protect…

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How to bequeath to the National Jockeys Trust – Attwood Marshall Lawyers

Attwood Marshall Charity & Community, General Legal, Wills & Estates

Donating a gift to charity in your Will is a special way to help others after you have passed away….

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Major changes to Enduring Power of Attorney, Enduring Guardian and Advanced Health Care Directive laws

Attwood Marshall General Legal, Wills & Estates, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

The State’s most vulnerable, such as the elderly and mentally impaired, have become better protected as significant changes to the…

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Why Accountants and Insurance Brokers Must Never Give Advice on TPD Life Insurance Claims

Amy Lewis Compensation Claims, Compensation Law, General Legal

To protect yourself from legal action it is critical to seek proper legal advice for a client’s Total and Permanent…

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